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Vietnam appears poised to enjoy a leap forward in education thanks to an increasing contribution from the private sector and the use of cutting-edge technologies.

No losses of Vietnamese citizens in Hong Kong reported yet: spokesperson

No human and property losses related to Vietnamese students and citizens in Hong Kong have been reported so far via the hotline of the Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau (China).

Vietnam, S. Korea target US$100 billion trade by 2020

Vietnam and South Korea considered ways to bolster trade and investment ties to bring their bilateral trade to US$100 billion next year at the Vietnam-South Korea Business Summit last Friday.


Vietnam imposes anti-dumping duties on colour-coated steel products of RoK and China

The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has decided to apply anti-dumping duties on some colour-coated steel products originating from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China in the Vietnamese market.

Female international drug trafficker arrested in Hai Phong

Police in Haiphong have successfully arrested a Vietnamese woman suspected of being the gang leader of an international drug trafficking ring between the northern port city and the Republic of Korea (RoK).

South Korea waives visa application fee for Vietnamese visitors

The Republic of Korea will temporarily waive the visa application fee for Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31.

Vietnam, RoK foster labour co-operation

Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL) signed a memorandum of understanding on co-operation in Hanoi on August 29.

Da Nang among top three travel picks for Koreans in Mid-Autumn festival

Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang, Jeju Island of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok are favourite spots for Koreans to spend the long Mid-Autumn holiday this year.

Vietnam affirms commitment to Mekong-Japan cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed Vietnam’s commitment to coordinating with Japan and other Mekong countries in implementing the Tokyo Strategy 2018 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation.

Korean firms to expand investment in electricity in Vietnam

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Consulate General recently revealed the country’s businesses plan to invest more in Vietnam, especially in the manufacturing of electronic equipment and developing smart grid networks.


Vietnam, RoK bolster information exchanges on successful policies

The Ministry of Planning and Investment signed a memorandum of understanding on information exchange of successful policies with the Presidential Committee on Balanced National Development of the Republic of Korea yesterday.


South Korea eyes more MICE tourists from Vietnam

The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) held a conference on MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) tourism of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Hanoi on July 11.

Korean and Vietnamese traditional outfits featured at Hanoi Passion Show

Traditional outfits from both Vietnam and the Republic of Korea were introduced during the Passion Show which was held in Hanoi on June 25.

Korean star Ji Chang-wook to visit Vietnamese fans

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ji Chang Wook of hit movie “Empress Ki” is scheduled to arrive in Hanoi in August in order to meet with his Vietnamese fans and take part in a music event.

South Korea gives VN bomb detectors

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) on Tuesday received 200 explosive detectors donated by the government of the Republic of Korea (RoK).

US, RoK, Japan discuss DPRK-USA summit’s outcomes

 The top diplomats of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US had phone talks on March 1, discussing the results of the second summit between US President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un which ended in Hanoi a day earlier without an agreement.

RoK offers 10,000 tonnes of rice in aid to typhoon-hit provinces

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Republic of Korea (RoK) offered 10,000 tonnes of rice in humanitarian aid to typhoon-hit residents in Vietnam’s central provinces, 

Potential cooperation in science education for Vietnam, RoK

 Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have cooperation potential in science education and training, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of the RoK Kim Sang Kon.

More imports from South Korea : experts

Imports from South Korea have been increasing rapidly since the Vietnam-South Korea FTA took effect in late 2015, as Vietnam’s largest trade deficit is now with South Korea, not China.

RoK, Thailand win team events at int’l table tennis championship

The Republic of Korea team A won the men’s team event after beating their team B comrades 3-2 at the 31st Golden Racket international table tennis tournament.